So many upcoming festivals have been cancelled in recent weeks for COVID-19 related reasons.

But the Groundwater Country Music Festival aren’t ready to pull the plug just yet.

Festival organisers released an official statement regarding their festival.

It’s due to take place on July 24-26, 2020 on the Gold Coast.

Essentially, they plan to keep their options open, before making a further statement on the event’s status in late May.

This is a different position to the one taken by Splendour In The Grass.

That event was to be held on the same weekend as G-Fest, but has now moved to October.

Check out the Groundwater Country Music Festival 2020 First Artist Announcement

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“They say ‘no news is good news’ and that is the position we currently find ourselves in with this year’s Groundwater Country Music Festival…” the festival statement read.

“We are keeping a watchful eye and ear on the current Government recommendations and will re-evaluate at the end of May based on the Queensland Government’s current legislation on non-essential mass gatherings.”

“Please remain patient with us as we closely monitor the situation, consider all options and continue to put the safety of our patrons, musicians, crew and wider community first.”

Kasey Chambers, McAlister Kemp, Shannon Noll and Melanie Dyer feature in the already announced first list of artists set to appear at the event.

Last year, the event headlined by Lee Kernaghan and Davisson Brothers Band attracted  over 70,000 people across the three days.

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